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Maldivian court frees $6.5m in ex-leader's...

Maldivian court frees $6.5m in ex-leader's...

South Asia

Mon, Apr 1 2019

The High Court overturned the Criminal Court's earlier decision to freeze the eight accounts over...

Maldives arrests ex-leader Yameen over...

Maldives arrests ex-leader Yameen over...

South Asia

Tue, Feb 19 2019

The arrest came after a court began a preliminary hearing into allegations that Yameen received nearly...

Maldives ex-strongman's top aide charged...

Maldives ex-strongman's top aide charged...

South Asia

Mon, Feb 18 2019

Maldivian police had earlier announced they had evidence linking Yameen and Shakoor to the theft of millions...

Maldives seize $6.5 million from former...

Maldives seize $6.5 million from former...

South Asia

Sun, Dec 16 2018

Abdulla Yameen has been dogged by allegations that he received close to $1.5 million in illicit payments...

Maldives' top court cancels jail sentence...

Maldives' top court cancels jail sentence...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 27 2018

In Monday's ruling, the court said that Nasheed's terrorism conviction was based on false procedure...

Mohamed Solih sworn in as Maldives...

Mohamed Solih sworn in as Maldives...

South Asia

Sat, Nov 17 2018

MDP leader and former president Mohamed Nasheed has vowed his party would reduce reliance on China and...

Maldives strongman leader 'received...

Maldives strongman leader 'received...

South Asia

Wed, Oct 3 2018

Beijing has been competing with New Delhi for influence in the region

Opposition candidate confirmed Maldives...

Opposition candidate confirmed Maldives...

South Asia

Sat, Sep 29 2018

The police and military have said they will uphold the result of the election

Maldives police, military back election...

Maldives police, military back election...

South Asia

Thu, Sep 27 2018

The Maldives is best known as a luxury holiday destination and is key to a battle for influence between...

Maldives opposition seeks foreign help...

Maldives opposition seeks foreign help...

South Asia

Thu, Sep 27 2018

President Abdulla Yameen jailed or exiled most of his rivals during his turbulent five-year term

Sri Lanka ready to welcome toppled Maldives...

Sri Lanka ready to welcome toppled Maldives...

South Asia

Wed, Sep 26 2018

In a major upset, Solih won with 58% of the vote

Maldives destroys British statues deemed...

Maldives destroys British statues deemed...

South Asia

Tue, Sep 25 2018

A video posted by state media showed several men tearing a statue off a plinth

Jailed ex-leader seeks freedom after...

Jailed ex-leader seeks freedom after...

South Asia

Tue, Sep 25 2018

Officials said Gayoom, 80, and the other political prisoners were taken back to the Maafushi prison island...

Maldives opposition wins election in...

Maldives opposition wins election in...

South Asia

Mon, Sep 24 2018

Voter turnout was 89.2%, the Elections Commission said, adding the official results would be released...

Maldives strongman Yameen seeks second...

Maldives strongman Yameen seeks second...

South Asia

Sun, Sep 23 2018

A candidate must secure 50% of the vote to win outright, failing which there would be a run off three...

Tropical Maldives heads to polls amid...

Tropical Maldives heads to polls amid...

South Asia

Sat, Sep 22 2018

Yameen's administration made defamation a crime in 2016, a move government critics say was aimed...

Maldives’ Chinese debt, political risk...

Maldives’ Chinese debt, political risk...

South Asia

Thu, Sep 20 2018

The Maldives’ economy has grown by an average of 6% a year for the last five years, buoyed by tourism...

Maldives president took gifts from island...

Maldives president took gifts from island...

South Asia

Wed, Sep 19 2018

Independent reporting in the Maldives is difficult and Yameen, who has ruled since winning a controversial...

Opposition: Maldives denying access...

Opposition: Maldives denying access...

South Asia

Thu, Sep 13 2018

Maldivian authorities have already turned down requests by international media to cover the...

Maldives accuses US of intimidation...

Maldives accuses US of intimidation...

South Asia

Sat, Sep 8 2018

The European Union in July warned of possible sanctions ranging from travel bans to asset freezes against...

Opposition: Chinese bridge pushes Maldives...

Opposition: Chinese bridge pushes Maldives...

South Asia

Sat, Sep 1 2018

The government has repeatedly denied claims of corruption